A loan of $1,700 helped a member to purchase a new sewing machine for her tailoring business.

Saeeda's Group's story

Saeeda is a 50-year-old independent woman living in Pakistan with her husband, two daughters, and two sons. All of her children are studying in school.

Saeeda is a very hard-working tailor. Her husband is an auto mechanic and runs his own shop. Her son is doing a job as well. They are living in a rented house, and sometimes she doesn't have enough money to pay the rent.

As a member of nine-person lending group, Saeeda has requested a loan from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a new sewing machine for the growth of her business.

She dreams of a better future for her children and wants her children to get married soon.

In this group: Saeeda, Shamim, Zaiba, Kalsoom, Yasmeen, Shaheen, Nargis, Shazia, Irum
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